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Mar 19, 2013 6:00am EDT
. [applause] examples, examples like senator rand paul -- [cheers and applause] congressman louie gohmert. [cheers and applause] and a few steadfast, stalwart, principled fighters on capitol hill. and we have unselfish americans around this country. examples like our warriors in wisconsin who have been on the front lines fighting -- [inaudible] [applause] examples like michael -- [inaudible] jo ann terry -- [inaudible] who helped coordinate our efforts to defend representative democracy in their state as governor scott walker stood and acted on principle. [cheers and applause] one patriot stood at a town hall and challenged president obama questioning his demonization of the tea party. it's no surprise that this principled fighter, ryan rhodes, is from iowa. [applause] there's another iowan, congressman steve king -- [applause] who challenges president obama and nancy pelosi on capitol hill and defends the tea party. and for this karl rove threatened to primary him. >> boo! >> tea party patriots gave cindy pew the nickname sunshine cindy because she is one of the most cheerful, happy patr
Mar 22, 2013 6:00am EDT
newscast, "this week with george stephanopoulos," and i had the opportunity to debate paul krugman. you know paul krugman. and in the course of this debate, i made what i thought was a pretty basic statement. i said, you know, when we think about the health of the u.s. economy, we have to remember that a private sector job and a public sector job are not the same things. a private sector job pays for itself. a public sector job is paid for by taxpayers. i thought it was a pretty obvious statement. but later my staff was contacted by a reporter who felt that he needed to fact check this statement. [laughter] seriously. it was interesting to me because it said how little so many people understand what makes the economy go. and i think one of our fundamental issues in this country is we have a lot of people setting policy that impacts our economy, but they don't understand how the economy actually works and the impact of that policy. my second anecdote is this: in a recent poll, fully 70%, 7-0% of small business owners said that they thought the federal government was hostile to them. not
Mar 23, 2013 2:00am EDT
bar rough so 184, paul 382, vitter 526, vitter 338, cruz 471, cruz 702, lee 673, lee 521, coburn 414, coburn 416, coburn 709, port man 154, leahy 710, a side by side to senator inhofe 139 and inhofe number 139. there be no second-degree amendments in relation to these amendments, none be divisible, notwithstanding all time having expired, there be two minutes equally divided rye to each vote and all votes be 10-minute votes upon disposition of is 39, the senate proceed to immediately vote on adoption of s. con. res. 8 as amended. the presiding officer: is there objection? a senator: reserving the right to object, i will not object mr. menendez: i do want our colleagues to understand that some of these amendments that the chairlady just asked to be put in order are incredibly fundamental, important foreign policy issues that you do not do at 3:00 in the morning and change the dynamics of the middle east, change the dynamics of our national security and interests in international organizations. that's what some of these amendments will to. and you don't do it in a budget process. do yo
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